Many voices


Language: Anglais
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This provocative collection of works from the world's diverse cultures has been designed to empower users to take control of their own reading, writing and learning processes. Each entry is written in the first person singular to engage readers' interest and a series of exercises and assignments encourages readers to interact with, and write about the ideas contained in the readings. KEY TOPICIS: Activities and exercises in pre-reading, examining content and responding to ideas, working with words, writing topics and editing and revisions. MARKET: For individuals interested in exploring and writing about culturally diverse readings.
1. Introduction. Child of the Americas, Aurora Levin Morales 2. Voices from School. Excerpt from When I Was Puerto Rican, Esmeralda Santiago. Excerpt from Lost in Translation, Eva Hoffman. Excerpt from Lives on the Boundary, Mike Rose. Excerpt from Teacher, Sylvia Ashton-Warner. 3. Voices from the Family. Only Daughter, Sandra Cisneros. Excerpt from Dust Tracks on the Road, Zora Neale Hurston. Turning Japanese, David Mura. Remembering Lobo, Pat Mora. Excerpts from Native Speaker, Chang-Rae Lee. Excerpt from Breath, Eyes, Memory, Edwidge Danticat. 4. Voices from Many Cultures. Excerpt from Homeland, Barbara Kingsolver. Excerpt from Bound Feet and Western Dress, Pan-Mei Natasha Chang. Ancient Futures: Learning from the Ladakh, Helen Norberg-Hodge. Eating Christmas in the Kalahari, Richard Borshay Lee. Do a To a of Nineteenth Street, Louie the Foot Gonz lez. 5. Voices of Society. Excerpt from Only Twice Ive Wished for Heaven, Dawn Turner Trice. Excerpt from Hunger of Memory, Richard Rodriguez. Excerpt from Drown, Junot D az. That Was Living, Kathleen Ann Gonz lez. Theme for English B, Langston Hughes. I Stand Here Ironing, Tillie Olsen. 6. Voices of Men and Women. Excerpt from The Mistress of Spices, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Excerpt from The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker, Eric Liu. Excerpt from China Boy, Gus Lee. Excerpt from The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston.